Kirti Chakra

73rd Independence Day: Full list of gallantry award winners

Indian Army’s Sapper Prakash Jadhav of 1 Rashtriya Rifles (Mahar) will be conferred Kirti Chakra (posthumously) for his gallant role in an operation in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Aug 14, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

President Kovind presents gallantry awards and service decorations at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred gallantry and service awards to defence personnel at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Army Chief Bipin Rawat to receive Param Vishisht Seva Medal

General Rawat is among 19 senior army officials who have been conferred the Param Vishisht Seva Medal.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:59 AM IST

Sepoy Vrajma Pal Singh gets Kirti Chakra, rifleman Aurangzeb, 13 others awarded Shaurya Chakra

 Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh and 14 others were rewarded for their exemplary courage and their supreme service to the nation. 

Aug 15, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

President confers 3 Kirti Chakras, 13 Shaurya Chakras to armed forces personnel for gallantry

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented gallantry awards at the Defence Investiture Ceremony.

Apr 23, 2018, 22:12 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations - Pics

Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra were posthumously conferred on Major David Manlun and Major Satish Dahiya, who lost their lives while fighting with militants in Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 28, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

Kirti Chakras awarded to 5 bravehearts: Important facts about them

 CRPF commandants Chetan Cheeta and Pramod Kumar have been awarded the Kirti Chakra.

Aug 14, 2017, 22:36 PM IST

President Pranab gives away Chakra awards to defence personnel

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred one Kirti Chakra and 11 Shaurya Chakra awards on armed forces personnel, three of them posthumously, for gallantry.

Mar 21, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Three officers honoured with Kirti Chakra

Three officers, including an IAF officer, who died while saving Uttarakhand flood victims, a naval officer who non-stop sailed around the world and an Army Major who killed three terrorists, were awarded the Kirti Chakra.

Mar 22, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Three armed forces personnel get Kirti Chakra

Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), anti-Maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively.

Jan 26, 2014, 01:15 AM IST